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  • Introducing llamafile

    We're thrilled to announce the first release of llamafile, inviting the open source community to join this groundbreaking project. With llamafile, you can effortlessly convert large language model (LLM) weights into executables. Imagine transforming a 4GB file of LLM weights into a binary that runs smoothly on six different operating systems, without requiring installation.

  • Mozilla AI Guide Launch with Summarization Code Example

    Mozilla has just launched the AI Guide, a collaborative hub for developers to join forces, inspire each other, and lead the way in groundbreaking generative AI advancements. The AI Guide’s initial focus begins with language models and the aim is to become a collaborative community-driven resource covering other types of models.

  • Down and to the Right: Firefox Got Faster for Real Users in 2023

    To deliver against our vision and enable a better online experience for everyone, we’ve been working hard on making Firefox even faster. We’re extremely happy to report that this has resulted in a significant improvement in speed over the past year.

  • Built for Privacy: Partnering to Deploy Oblivious HTTP and Prio in Firefox

    Protecting user privacy is a core element of Mozilla’s vision for the web and the internet at large. In pursuit of this vision, we’re pleased to announce new partnerships with Fastly and Divvi Up to deploy privacy-preserving technology in Firefox.

  • Faster Vue.js Execution in Firefox

    Firefox performance on Vue.js has improved significantly throughout the year. Most recently, we sped up reactivity with Proxy optimizations. This change landed in Firefox 118, so it’s currently on Beta and will ride along to Release by the end of September.

  • Autogenerating Rust-JS bindings with UniFFI

    This blog post will walk through how we developed UniFFI: a Rust library for auto-generating foreign language bindings. We will walk through some of the issues that arose along the way and how we handled them.

  • So you want to build your own open source ChatGPT-style chatbot…

    Artificial intelligence may well prove one of the most impactful and disruptive technologies to come along in years. We want to understand, support, and contribute to these efforts because we believe that they offer one of the best ways to help ensure that the AI systems that emerge are truly trustworthy. With this in mind, a small team within Mozilla’s innovation group recently undertook a hackathon at our headquarters in San Francisco. Our objective: build a Mozilla internal chatbot prototype.

  • Letting users block injected third-party DLLs in Firefox

    In Firefox 110, users now have the ability to control which third-party DLLs are allowed to load into Firefox processes. Let’s talk about what this means and when it might be useful.

  • Mozilla Launches Responsible AI Challenge

    We want entrepreneurs and builders to join us in creating a future where AI is developed through this responsible lens. That’s why we are relaunching our Mozilla Builders program with the Responsible AI Challenge.

  • Announcing Interop 2023

    Interop 2022 showed significant improvements in the interoperability of multiple platform features, along with several cross-browser investigations that looked into complex, under-specified, areas of the platform where interoperability has been difficult to achieve. Building on this, we're pleased to announce Interop 2023, the next iteration of the Interop project.

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